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  • The article about Japanese genome reference panel was published

    Research: 2018/08/23


    Professor Masayuki Yamamoto and his colleagues published an article on the journal "BMC Genomics". The article was written about Japanese genome reference panel (1KJPN) from the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project. They verified 1KJPN performance for genotype imputation of Japanese people and compared with other reference panels, and it showed higher accuracy than others.

    Please see below for more details on the article.

    Article imformation

    Title: Regional genetic differences among Japanese populations and performance of genotype imputation using whole-genome reference panel of the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project

    Published journal:BMC Genomics 2018  19:551

    Authors:
    Jun Yasuda, Fumiki Katsuoka, Inaho Danjoh, Yosuke Kawai, Kaname Kojima, Masao Nagasaki, Sakae Saito, Yumi Yamaguchi-Kabata, Shu Tadaka, Ikuko N. Motoike, Kazuki Kumada, Mika Sakurai-Yageta, Osamu Tanabe, Nobuo Fuse, Gen Tamiya, Koichiro Higasa, Fumihiko Matsuda, Nobufumi Yasuda, Motoki Iwasaki, Makoto Sasaki, Atsushi Shimizu, Kengo Kinoshita, Masayuki Yamamoto

    Published date:24 July 2018

    Doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-018-4942-0

     

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